Salary: £22,407.40 to £25,690.03 per annum pro-rata per annum
Closing Date: Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 11:59pm
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Do you want a rewarding career where you can really make a difference?
We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”
We are recruiting for someone to join us as a Co-Production Officer , working 21 hours per week on a permanent contract . Rethink’s Community Mental Health Unit (CMHU) has been established with the intended purpose of changing the face of community mental health care, to support communities and professionals to come together and collaborate more closely. In Sheffield, we will develop and implement new models of community based mental health care, that integrate clinical and voluntary sector provision, in line with the NHS Long Term Plan and the NHS community mental health framework .
As a Co-Production Officer working for Rethink Mental Illness, you will be required to recruit and on-board experts by experience, ensuring diversity and representation, and supporting them to work with people locally to re-design community mental health systems.
Co-production will be essential. This means people with lived experience working as equal partners with professionals to design the new models of care, and then continuing to be involved through implementation and evaluation.
In everything we do, we seek to demonstrate our values: Passion, Commitment, Openness, Hope, Expertise and Understanding. If these values resonate with you, we would love to hear from you.
What will you be doing?
Do you have what we are looking for?
The safety and wellbeing of our service users and colleagues is our first priority, which is why it is now a condition of employment for anyone joining us that they have either had the recommended Covid-19 vaccine or agree to have it when offered by the NHS. You can find more information on our approach and why we have made this important decision in our attached Covid-19 vaccination information document. The safety and wellbeing of our service users and colleagues is our first priority, which is why it is now a condition of employment for anyone joining us that they have either had the recommended Covid-19 vaccine or agree to have it when offered by the NHS. You can find more information on our approach and why we have made this important decision in our attached Covid-19 vaccination information document.
What will you receive?
You will have plenty of opportunities to enhance your skills with the chance to make a real difference every day. In addition, you will have excellent development opportunities including funded training, career development and a range e-learning courses. You will also receive:
The Diversity and Talent Specialist looking after this role is Daniele Brennan . If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to drop her an email at [email protected] or give her a call on 07425736592
We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this. Please be mindful that we may need to close adverts early if we receive a high volume of applications, we therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible. If a shortened closing date has a significant impact on your ability to apply, please let us know.
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